"It allowed us to move into the hearts and minds of American voters in a way that had never been done before."
The Wikimedia Foundation (which operates Wikipedia and its associated community projects like Creative Commons) funded new research into the supply and distribution of misinformation, fake news and falsified content. The research provides a helpful framework that makes it easier to discuss this complex and tricky topic. The representative chart below divides trends of fake news… Continue reading A framework for understanding fake news
With the gracious help of Andrew Briggs* AKA @theandrewbriggs, I made a new Twitter bot that addresses the scourge of news organizations writing about what you think, you know, and what we should do with our lives. @speak4yrself is a way to remind headline and tweet writers to stop assuming things about their audiences, and perhaps… Continue reading Speak for yourself!